“Art of Conversation”

Chair Beth Wolff, Pam Gardner & Ellen enjoyed fascinating discussions at the City ArtWorks: Art of Conversation Luncheon!

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Art of Conversation

Council defines city’s ‘core services’

Members select “public safety, water and wastewater, streets and drainage and solid waste management” as primary responsibilities to taxpayers.

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Nov. 18, 2014City of Houston

Advisory Committee Selected to Help Guide Arts and Cultural Plan Process

As part of the community engagement process, the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs has announced the creation of a volunteer committee to provide advice on the Arts and Cultural Plan vision and components. Continue Reading »

Nov. 17, 2014City of Houston

Swift Action Nets $300,000 Settlement for Illegal Tree Removal on Kirby Drive

The City of Houston moved quickly to reach a damages settlement in connection with the unpermitted elimination of oak trees from the public right-of-way at 5003 Kirby Drive. The trees were chopped down in the middle of the night as part of a construction project near the corner of Kirby and North Boulevard.  With the $300,000 settlement reached last Friday, the City has recovered more than $1 million for improperly removed trees this year, which is unprecedented. Continue Reading »

Nov. 17, 2014Houston Chronicle

Council grapples with new program for neighborhood fixes

Houston’s Rice Military neighborhood has exploded with development in recent years, as bungalows fall to townhomes and neighbors await the construction of nearby apartment buildings. Continue Reading »

Nov. 11, 2014Houston Public Media

What New Master Plan Means For Houston’s Memorial Park Trails

A huge makeover is in the works for Houston’s Memorial Park. But bikers and runners who venture into its dense forest to use a network of remote trails worry what the changes will mean. Continue Reading »